US DOJ Probing Whether Big Insurers Overcharge Medicare, Qui Tam Suit Reveals
In a qui tam health care fraud lawsuit against UnitedHealth Group Inc., the U.S. Department of Justice filed a document last week stating that it is investigating allegations that Health Net Inc., Aetna Inc., Cigna Corp.-owned Bravo Health Inc. and Humana Inc. fraudulently collected millions of dollars in Medicare payments by claiming patients were sicker than they actually were.
By Kristen Rasmussen|March 20, 2017
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The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating allegations that some of the nation’s largest health insurers are fleecing the government by overcharging Medicare.
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